In Crete the tracks of an hominid, believed to be 5.7 million years old, have been found. The discovery might challenge current evolutionary theory, which situates the origin of hominids in Africa 3.7 million years ago. , the island of the Minotaur, footprints have been found that were made 5.7 million years ago. But the scientific community is still not sure if these tracks come from a human ancestor or a gorilla.